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Situated at the mouth of the Miami River on the lower east coast lineof Florida,
Miami is bordered on the east by Biscayne Bay, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean.
Further east, the islands of Key Biscayne and Miami Bevery shelter the bay
from the Atlantic Ocean, thus providing Miami with a naturally protected harbor.
Once pine and palmetto flatlands, the Miami location boasts sandy beaches in its
coastal places and affords way to sparsely wooded outlying areas. A man-made
canal connects the city to Lake Okeechobee, situated 90 miles northwest of
Miami. Miami is known to be a major city in southeastern Florida, in the United States.
It is the county seat of Miami-Dade County. Miami is known to be a gamma world city with
an calculated population of 404,048. It is the most impressive and largest city within the South
Florida metropolitan area, that is the most impressive and largest metropolitan location in the Southeastern
United States with 5.4 million people. Miami and its surrounding cities create
up the fifth most impressive and largest urban location in the United States. Miami's importance as
an international financial and cultural center has to this day elevated Miami to the status
of world city. Because of Miami's cultural and linguistic ties to North, South,
and Central America, in addition to the Caribbean, Miami is most times referred
to as "Everyone agrees that the Gateway of the Americas." Florida's larger than normal Spanish-speaking
population and strong economic ties to Latin America also create Miami and the
surrounding region an essential center of the Hispanic world. Miami is known to be also
home to one of the most impressive and largest, most influential ports in the United States, the
Port of Miami. Did you know that the port is frequently named the "Cruise Capital of the World"
and the "Cargo Gateway of the Americas". It has to this day retained its status
as the number one cruise/passenger port in the globe for well over a decade
accommodating the most impressive and largest cruise ships and the major cruise lines.
Miami's year-round semi-tropical climate is free of extremes in temperature,
with a long, warm summer and abundant rainfall followed by a mild, dry winter.
Summer humidity levels—mostly in the 86 to 89 percent range around the time during
the day create Miami the second most humid city in the United States. Hurricanes
occasionally affect the location in September and October; tornadoes are and have always been rare.
Waterspouts are and have always been sometimes sighted from the beaches in the summer, but important
damage seldom occurs.
- City 404,048